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Articles from the March 21, 2024 edition

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  • City of Wayne's DDA Egg-Cellent Adventure is Underway

    Renee Summers, Telegram Reporter|Mar 21, 2024

    The city of Wayne Downtown Development Authority (DDA) is preparing some warm weather fun in the city. From March 18 through March 30, Wayne's Egg-Cellent Adventure will take place. "Each week we hide several Golden Eggs around the downtown, outside of businesses," explains Lisa Kubany, Wayne DDA Director of Marketing and Events. "Some eggs have candy but 45 lucky eggs hold a lucky number inside and that number leads them to the Downtown W Market to collect a prize. Prizes can include gift cards...

  • Michigan Municipal League Honors Graduates of 2024 Elected Officials Academy

    Randy Hannan|Mar 21, 2024

    LANSING, Mich. – The Michigan Municipal League honored the Elected Officials Academy (EOA) 2024 Graduates on March 13 at the League's Capital Conference in Lansing. The EOA is an ongoing four-level program that educates and recognizes elected officials across the state for their dedication to becoming as professional and knowledgeable as possible in the role of public servant. The voluntary program was created in 1997 by a board of elected officials working with League staff. "Congratulations t...

  • U.S. Citizens Flee Haiti Amidst Escalating Chaos: Global Concerns Mount

    Stacy M. Brown, NNPA National Correspondent|Mar 21, 2024

    Amidst escalating turmoil in Haiti, a recent exodus of U.S. citizens fleeing the violence underscores broader concerns about the humanitarian crisis unfolding in the Caribbean nation. As conflict rages on in regions like the Middle East and Eastern Europe, voices like Dr. Benjamin F. Chavis Jr., President of the National Newspaper Publishers Association, emphasize the need for global attention to the suffering of people worldwide, including those in Haiti. "A lot of people are concerned about...

  • Evaluate Your Diet and Exercise Habits During National Nutrition Month

    Renee Summers, Telegram News Reporter|Mar 21, 2024

    In March, the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS) Women, Infants and Children (WIC) Program is joining with the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics to encourage Michiganders to focus on the importance of making informed food choices and developing sound eating and physical activity habits during National Nutrition Month. "National Nutrition Month is a time to celebrate the fact that what we eat matters and good nutrition is important for one's entire lifetime," says Tara...

  • DEADLINE APPROACHING: Detroit Institute of Arts seeks submissions for third annual Wayne County High School Art Exhibition

    Wayne County Staff|Mar 21, 2024

    Wayne County High School students have an opportunity to have artwork displayed at the DIA this summer DETROIT – The Detroit Institute of Arts (DIA) recently announced a call for submissions for their 2024 Wayne County High School Art Exhibition. High school students attending public or private schools in Wayne County have until March 24, 2024, to submit their artwork for consideration. The selected works will be displayed at the DIA from June 21, 2024 – July 21, 2024. "The Wayne County Hig...

  • 30 Michigan Schools will be Earth Rangers

    Mar 21, 2024

    TORONTO, Feb. 27, 2024 /PRNewswire/ -- Earth Rangers, a charity that empowers kids and families to make a positive impact on the environment, today announced the launch of its successful school assembly program in the United States. Originally developed in Canada, Earth Rangers expanded its innovative app into the U.S. in January 2023 and has since been fostering a new generation of young conservationists and environmental leaders across the country. With the continued support of its first U.S. partner Dawn®, America's #1 Dish Brand*, Earth...

  • Wayne County Executive Warren C. Evans Delivers Annual State of the County Address

    Kimberly Harry, Wayne County News|Mar 21, 2024

    Dearborn, MI – On Tuesday, March 12, Wayne County Executive Warren C. Evans delivered his annual State of the County Address at the Ford Community and Performing Arts Center in Dearborn, Michigan, to a packed house of state, city, regional, and county officials, as well as friends and family. He spoke about the milestones and many achievements of Wayne County over the past year, as well as his vision for the future. "We recently passed our ninth balanced budget, a $2.2 billion budget that invest...